Masters | Postgraduate Course - Plasma Science & Fusion Energy Res Course Details within University of York

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Start Month(s)
October 2016
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Plasma Science & Fusion Energy Res

Study Details

PhD 4 years Full-time

This programme is a collaboration between five of the UK's top universities: Durham, Liverpool, Manchester, Oxford, York and world-class research institutes, including Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, Central Laser Facility, National Nuclear Laboratory, AWE, National Ignition Facility, ITER and Fusion for Energy. The Fusion CDT provides training in a range of fusion-relevant disciplines: materials science, plasma physics, nuclear physics, technology, laser physics, instrumentation, etc. Students have access to a range of fusion energy facilities across the UK: the Central Laser Facility at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, the MAST and JET tokamaks at Culham in Oxfordshire, advanced materials research facilities, the Orion laser and high performance computing facilities. International links provide access to many other fusion devices around the world.

Entry Requirements

Applicants require a UK 2:1 or international equivalent in the relevant subject. A fully completed application form, an official academic transcript and two academic references. You will need to supply the name of two academic referees whom we will contact directly for the references. Please mention on your application form that you are interested in the Fusion Centre for Doctoral Training.
If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to. For more information, see: